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Tuesday | January 17th, 2023

Embassy Suites by Hilton, Orlando Lake Buena Vista South | 4955 Kyngs Heath Road | Kissimmee, FL | 34746
 
Start Time End Time Business & Operations EXPO
Location
2:00 PM 6:00 PM Exhibitor Set-Up Palms Ballroom
2:00 PM 3:30 PM FPMA GAC/PAC Meeting Cypress 2
3:30 PM 4:30 PM Past Presidents Meeting (Invitation Only)
Sponsored by Bell Labs
Suite 1019
6:00 PM 7:00 PM FPMA Board Appreciation Reception (Invitation Only)
Sponsored by Bell Labs
Suite 1019
 

Wednesday | January 18th, 2023

Embassy Suites by Hilton, Orlando Lake Buena Vista South | 4955 Kyngs Heath Road | Kissimmee, FL | 34746
 
Start Time End Time Business & Operations EXPO
Location

 
6:30 AM 5:30 PM Conference Registration Open
Conference Sponsored by
Syngenta
CEUs Sponsored by 
BASF
UF Students Sponsored by ENVU
AM Coffee Sponsored by 
Liphatech
PM Coffee Sponsored by Oldham Chemicals
Conference Printing Sponsored by 
Turf Signs
West Registration Desk
7:00 AM 9:30 AM Exhibitor Set-up Palms Ballroom
7:15 AM 9:15 AM CORE (2 CEU credit hours)
Roberto Pereira
Pesticide Toxicology 101
Addressing the problem of insecticide resistance in urban pests
Magnolia B&C
9:30 AM 11:30 AM GHP (2 CEU credit hours)
Dr's Rebecca Baldwin, & Phil Koehler, UF
Household Pest Scenarios and Solutions
Magnolia B&C
11:30 AM 3:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open

Palms Ballroom
12:00 PM 1:30 PM Lunch
Lunch Sponsored by
BWI Companies
Lunch Bar Sponsored by:
Central Life Sciences / Zoecon
Palms Ballroom
1:00 PM 3:00 PM WDO (2 CEU credit hours)
Dr. Thomas Chouvenc, UF

 
Magnolia B&C
3:15 PM 5:15 PM L&O (2 CEU credit hours)
Dr. Phil Koehler, UF
Dirty Dozen Insects in Customer's Yards (1 ceu)
Larry Figart, UF Duval County Extension
What's Wrong with that Tree in 2023? (1 ceu)
Magnolia B&C
3:15 PM 5:15 PM FUME 2 CEU credit hours)
Erich Hobelman & Steve Niedzwiedzki, Douglas Products
 
Cypress 1&2
5:30 PM 7:00 PM PWIPM Reception
Sponsored by 
Veseris
Line Dancing Sponsored by Nisus
Key West Terrace
7:00 PM Dinner on own  
 

Thursday | January 19th, 2023

Embassy Suites by Hilton, Orlando Lake Buena Vista South | 4955 Kyngs Heath Road | Kissimmee, FL | 34746
 
Start Time End Time Business & Operations EXPO
Location

 
7:30 AM 10:00 AM Conference Registration Open
Conference Sponsored by 
Syngenta
Business Sessions Sponsored by 
Douglas Products
UF Students Sponsored by ENVU
AM Coffee Sponsored by Nufarm
PM Coffee Sponsored by Corteva
Conference Printing Sponsored by 
Turf Signs
West Registration Desk
8:00 AM 9:15 AM Keynote 
Phil Cooper, EvolveYT
Accelerating Gross Profits

Keynote speaker, Phil Cooper, former owner of Cooper Pest Solutions and creator of Accelerated Gross Profit (AGP) takes a fresh view of the challenges and opportunities in front of our industry, setting up subsequent business sessions later in the day that explore how we Sell, Serve and Retain in our businesses.

Sponsored by 
SiteOne Landscape Supply
Magnolia A & B
9:30 AM 10:30 AM  Business Session One - SELL
A panel discussion focusing on the best practices utilizing various sales tactics.
Frank Dowling, (Hulett Environmental Services), Steve Groeper,(All U Need Pest Control), Marty Roberts,( Rid-A-Bug)
Magnolia A & B
10:30 AM  1:30 PM Exhibit Hall Open
Palms Ballroom
11:45 AM 1:00 PM Lunch
Lunch Sponsored by Control Solutions
Lunch Bar Sponsored by Greene County Fertilizer
Palms Ballroom
1:15 PM 2:15 PM Business Session Two - SERVE
A panel discussion focusing on the management and customer service aspects of servicing clients after the sale.

Cory Goelzenleuchter, (McCall Service), John Judge, (Certus), Paul DiLorenzo, (Hoffer Pest Solutions)
Magnolia A & B
1:30 PM 2:30 PM Exhibitor Post Con (Exhibitors Only) Palms Ballroom
2:30 PM 3:30 PM Business Session Three - RETAIN
A panel discussion focusing on the importance of retaining highly skilled and trained employees to maintain the existing customer base and continue to grow (both organically and through M&A) the company.

Eric Gabe, (Arrow Exterminators), Brian Hawkins (Pest and Termite Consultants), Elliot Zace, (Slug-A-Bug)
Magnolia A & B
4:00 PM 5:30 PM FPMA Annual Business Meeting Magnolia A & B
5:30 PM 6:30 PM Inaugural Celebration - President's Reception
Sponsored by 
Forshaw
Cypress Patio
6:30 PM 8:30 PM Inaugural Celebration - Dinner & After-party
Dinner Sponsored by Florida Sprayers
After Party Sponsored by  FieldRoutes
Entertainment Sponsored by PCO Bookkeepers

Cypress 1, 2 & 3
 

Friday | January 20th, 2023

Embassy Suites by Hilton, Orlando Lake Buena Vista South | 4955 Kyngs Heath Road | Kissimmee, FL | 34746
 
Start Time End Time Business & Operations EXPO
Location
8:00 AM 9:00 AM FPMA Executive Committee Meeting Cypress 5
9:15 AM 11:15 AM FPMA Board of Directors Meeting Cypress 5
       
       


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